|FORMALDEHYDE (37% SOLUTION, methanol free)||ICSC: 0695 (June 2012)|
| CAS #: 50-00-0
| UN #: 2209
|EC Number: 200-001-8
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Combustible.||NO open flames.||Use water in large amounts, water spray.|
|AVOID ALL CONTACT! IN ALL CASES CONSULT A DOCTOR!|
|Inhalation||Cough. Sore throat. Burning sensation behind the breastbone. Headache. Shortness of breath.||Use local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest. Half-upright position. Artificial respiration may be needed. Refer immediately for medical attention.|
|Skin||Redness. Pain. Skin burns.||Protective gloves. Protective clothing.||Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. Refer for medical attention .|
|Eyes||Watering of the eyes. Redness. Pain. Severe burns.||Wear face shield or eye protection in combination with breathing protection.||Rinse with plenty of water (remove contact lenses if easily possible). Refer immediately for medical attention.|
|Ingestion||Burns in mouth and throat. Nausea. Abdominal pain. Shock or collapse.||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.||Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Refer immediately for medical attention.|
|SPILLAGE DISPOSAL||CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING|
|Personal protection: chemical protection suit and filter respirator for organic gases and vapours adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Ventilation. Remove all ignition sources. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment.||
According to UN GHS Criteria
Toxic if swallowed, in contact with skin or if inhaled
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage
May cause cancer if inhaled
May cause an allergic skin reaction
May cause respiratory irritation
Harmful to aquatic life
|Cool. Well closed. Keep in a well-ventilated room. Separated from acids, strong oxidants and food and feedstuffs. See Chemical Dangers. Store in an area without drain or sewer access.|
|Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.|
|FORMALDEHYDE (37% SOLUTION, methanol free)||ICSC: 0695|
|PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION|
Physical State; Appearance
|EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS|
Routes of exposure
Effects of short-term exposure
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
|OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS|
TLV: 0.1 ppm as TWA; 0.3 ppm as STEL; (SEN); A1 (confirmed human carcinogen).
MAK: 0.37 mg/m3, 0.3 ppm; peak limitation category: I(2); sensitization of skin (SH); carcinogen category: 4; pregnancy risk group: C; germ cell mutagen group: 5.
EU-OEL: 0.37 mg/m3, 0.3 ppm as TWA; 0.74 mg/m3, 0.6 ppm as STEL; (skin sensitizer); (see Notes)
|The substance is harmful to aquatic organisms.|
|Immediate administration of an appropriate inhalation therapy by a doctor, or by an authorized person, should be considered.
Methanol, added as stabilizer or inhibitor to commercial formulations, can influence the physical and toxicological properties of this substance.
See ICSC 0057.
Limit value for EU-OEL of 0.62 mg/m3 or 0.5 ppm for the health care, funeral and embalming sectors until 11 July 2024.
Symbol: T; R: 23/24/25-34-40-43; S: (1/2)-26-36/37/39-45-51; Note: B, D
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See Also: Toxicological Abbreviations